Country music is quickly becoming a popular genre and there are so many music festivals to choose from. In America the country music festivals run from June through to September when the weather is warmer. These festivals feature some of the greatest names in country music.
Rock the South
Rock the South is held in Cullman, Alabama. The concert started our small with artists like Kellie Pickler and Dierks Bentley and grew from 15 000 fans in 2011 to 38 000 fans over the years. Popular artists that have played at the festival include Travis Denning, Eric Church, Hank Williams Jnr and Lauren Alaina. The concert is usually held at the beginning of June for two days.
The Watershed Music and Camping Festival
The Watershed Music and Camping Festival is usually held at the beginning of August and runs over three days. The dates for 2019 are 2, 3 and 4 August. The concert takes place at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Georgia, Washington. It is an outdoor festival and features some of the biggest names in country music including Brantley Gilbert, Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Raelynn, Drew Baldridge and Cassadee Pope. If you are intending to spend all three days here you can take advantage of a camping package, or if you’ve recently won big at River Belle casino, you could book in to hotel nearby.
Carolina Country Music Festival
The Carolina Country Music Festival takes place in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The festival will take place from 6 to 9 June 2019 and on the first day of the festival there is usually a headliner who starts off the festivities. Not only is Myrtle Beach the host of popular country music it also has beautiful beaches, historic landmarks and lots of retail therapy is available. Artists such as Alabama and Dierks Bentley are on the line-up for 2019.
Faster Horses is a country music festival held in Brooklyn, Michigan and always has a stellar line-up of country music artists such as Ashley McBryde, Blake Shelton, Brooks and Dunn, Parmalee, Delta Rae and the James Barker Band. The festival is scheduled for 20, 21 and 22 July 2019. There are loads of activities over the three days, but camping and music are the main items on everyone’s list.
Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam
This country music festival is hosted in Panama City Beach in Florida. It will be held from 30 August to 1 September 2019. The festival features headliners like Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Eric Church and Keith Urban. There is accommodation available close by and Panama City is a great place to enjoy beaches and sunshine and excellent country music.
Kicker Country Stampede
Held each year in Manhattan, Kansas, the festival runs over four days and features live entertainment and great food. The festival will run from 20 to 22 June 2019 and is popular for campers. There are around 24 000 campsites available. Big names like Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett and Dallas Smith have played there. There is also a songwriter contest. This festival offers a great experience for country fans.